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The Streak: A Look Back at the Capitals’ Historic Winning Streak 10 Years Later – Part 1

Greg Fiume/Getty Images North America On January 13, 2010, the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers on the road in a shootout in a game in which they had fallen behind 4-1, only to come back to win in a … Continue reading

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2019-20 Division Breakdown – NHL Results Through 1/3 of the NHL Season: Atlantic Division

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images With another Thanksgiving in the United States come and gone, most NHL teams have completed about one-third of their 2019-20 season. In the past, it was generally believed that teams who were in a playoff position at … Continue reading

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Add Another to the Books! Alex Ovechkin Reaches New Milestones In Capitals’ 5-2 Victory Over Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images In the Washington Capitals 5-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, on a night in which he scored a hat trick, Alex Ovechkin achieved several new personal milestones, adding to a long list … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records Hat Trick in Victory Against the Detroit Red Wings

Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With a goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was just three goals shy of reaching the 20-goal plateau yet another time in his storied NHL career. Just one … Continue reading

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Capitals Crunch Red Wings, 5-2; Alex Ovechkin Nets First Hat-Trick Of The Season

Photo: Dave Reginek/Getty Images The Washington Capitals earned their third consecutive win on Saturday night when they beat the Detroit Red Wings, who dropped their ninth straight (0-7-2), by a score of 5-2 at Little Caesar’s Arena. The win extended … Continue reading

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Washington At Detroit Preview: Capitals Battle The Red Wings In The Motor City

Photo: Carlos Osorio, AP After a 4-3 overtime thriller against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, the Washington Capitals kick off a four-game road trip against the Detroit Red Wings Saturday evening at Little Caesars Arena. Puck drop is set … Continue reading

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Hockey Tough: Former Capitals Defenseman Matt Niskanen Gets Hit in the Face By a Shot, Returns to Game Action

Photo: Philadelphia Flyers For five seasons, defenseman Matt Niskanen patrolled the Washington Capitals’ blueline, and was a key component of the Caps’ 2018 Stanley Cup victory. Signed as a free agent in the summer of 2014, Niskanen was dealt to … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: CLNS Media The Atlantic Division features the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners (Tampa Bay tied a league-record 62 wins), and the Boston Bruins, last season’s Eastern Conference champion. This year the division promises to be even … Continue reading

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2019-20 Washington Capitals Schedule Road Map: The Tough Stretches and Winnable Stretches

Which stretches of games will be toughest and easiest for the Washington Capitals in 2019-20? Continue reading

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